Against the background of the Kaiser's Germany - dotty, militaristic, doomed - and the Europe of which it forms a part, two families are joined in marriage. Out of this marriage emerges a political and social legacy that is both funny and profound. By the author of "The Faces of Justice".
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Sybille Bedford was born in 1911, in Charlottenburg, Germany, and was brought up in Italy, England, and France. in 1953, she made her literary debut with A Visit to Don Otavio, and has since published eight other books - including Jigsaw, A Legacy, A Favourite of the Gods, and A Compass Error, as well as classic accounts of criminal trials and other courtroom cases, and an acclaimed biography of her mentor Aldous Huxley. She was vice president of English PEN and one of Britain's nine Companions of Literature. Ms. Bedford lived in London where she passed away in February 2006.
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